Brooklyn in History (Part 5)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 401 - 460 of 460

  • 1964-09-23 Diane Dixon, American 4x400m runner (Olympic silver 1988), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1964-11-02 Michael D'Asaro II, American fencer-sabre, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1964-12-04 Marisa Tomei, American actress (My Cousin Vinny), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1965-01-01 Andrew O Valmon, 400m runner, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1965-04-01 Mark Jackson, NBA guard (Indiana Pacers) and coach, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1965-05-15 Jeff Rochlin, American actor (Cutting Class, Splitz, Taps), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1965-06-05 Karen Sillas, American actress (Prime Suspect), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1966-03-28 Salt [Cheryl James], American singer (Salt-n-Pepa), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1966-03-31 Thomas Fitzgerald, American team handball left wing (Olympics-1996), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1966-05-03 M-16 [Ernest Mateen], Cruiserweight boxing champion, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2012)

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1966-06-30 "Iron" Mike Tyson, American boxer and youngest ever heavyweight boxing champ (1986-90), born in Brooklyn, New York

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Mike Tyson
  • 1966-08-22 GZA [Gary Grice], American rapper (Wu-Tang Clan), born in Brooklyn, New York

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1966-09-09 Adam Sandler, American actor, comedian (Billy Madison, Happy Gilmore, Saturday Night Live), born in Brooklyn, New York

  • 1966-10-19 Amy Linker, American actress (Lewis & Clark, Lauren-Square Pegs), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1966-11-22 Brian Robbins, American actor (Eric-Head of the Class), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1967-03-27 Talisa Soto, [Miriam], actress (License to Kill), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1967-08-03 John Femia, American actor (Square Pegs, Hello Larry), born in Brooklyn, New York

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1967-08-10 Riddick Bowe, Heavyweight boxing champion (Olympic silver 1988), born in Brooklyn, New York

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1967-11-12 Michael Moorer, boxing heavyweight champ (defeated Holyfield-1994), born in Brooklyn, New York

World Boxing Champion Michael Moorer
World Boxing Champion
Michael Moorer

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1967-11-13 Jimmy Kimmel, American TV host and producer (Jimmy Kimmel Live!), born in Brooklyn, New York

TV Host Jimmy Kimmel
TV Host
Jimmy Kimmel
  • 1967-12-25 Kathleen Franey, 1.5k runner, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1968-06-20 Mike McCarthy, American pursuit cyclist (Olympics-88, 96), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1968-07-30 Terry Crews, American NFL linebacker (Washington Redskins) and actor (Brooklyn Nine Nine), born in Flint, Michigan
  • 1968-10-15 Meredith Rainey, 800m runner, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1968-11-15 James Brady, columnist (NY Post), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1969-04-30 Joey Restivo, rocker (Linear-I Never Felt This Way, Lies), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1969-06-28 Danielle Brisebois, American actress (Archie's Place, Big Bad Mama 2), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1969-09-03 Noah Baumbach, writer, director and independent filmmaker (The Squid and the Whale), born in Brooklyn, New York

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1969-12-04 Jay-Z [Shawn Carter], American rapper and record producer (Reasonable Doubt, The Blueprint), born in Brooklyn, New York City

Rapper & Record Producer Jay-Z
Rapper & Record Producer
Jay-Z
  • 1970-01-07 Doug E Doug [Douglas Bourne], American actor (Cosby, Cool Runnings), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1970-07-02 Derrick Ralph Adkins, 400m hurdler (Olympics-gold-96), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1970-07-06 Inspectah Deck [Jason Hunter], American rapper and producer (Wu-Tang Clan, Czarface), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1970-08-31 Deborah (Debbie) Gibson, singer (Only in My Dreams), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1970-10-10 Helen Louise Goldsby, Miss America (NY-Top 10-1996), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1970-10-30 Nia Long, American actress (Guiding Light, Made in America, Soul Food), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1970-11-18 Allen Watson, pitcher (SF Giants), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1971-03-09 Emmanuel Lewis, American actor (Webster), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1971-08-30 Joseph Fitzgerald, American team handball center back (Olympics-1996), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1971-09-02 Rich Aurilia, infielder (SF Giants), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1971-09-16 Charlie Fields, American actor (Shannon), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1971-11-27 Kirk Acevedo, American actor (Oz, The Thin Red Line), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1972-12-11 Francisco Rodriguez, pitcher (Minnesota Twins), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1972-12-19 Alyssa Jane Milano, actress (Samantha-Who's the Boss), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1973-12-15 Tammy Melinda Pearman, American soccer forward/defender (Olympics-96), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1974-05-16 Adam Richman, American TV personality (Man v Food), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1975-07-11 Lil' Kim [Kimberly Denise Jones], American rapper, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1977-03-28 Angelo Garcia, singer (Menudo-Cannonball), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1977-05-29 Danny Gerard, actor (Alan Silver-Brooklyn Bridge), born in Mt Vernon, New York
  • 1978-02-20 Chelsea Peretti, American comedian and actress (Brooklyn Nine Nine), born in Oakland, California
  • 1978-08-18 Andy Samberg, American comedian and actor (Brooklyn Nine Nine), born in Berkeley, California
  • 1978-12-31 Papoose [Shamele Mackie], American rapper, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1979-01-16 Aaliyah [Haughton], American singer and actress, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2001)

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1979-03-30 Norah Jones, American singer and pianist, born in Brooklyn, New York

Singer & Pianist Norah Jones
Singer & Pianist
Norah Jones
  • 1979-11-04 Daisy Eagan, American actresss (Secret Graden), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1981-01-05 Brooklyn Sudano, American actress
  • 1982-08-19 Melissa Fumero [Gallo], American actress (Brooklyn Nine Nine), born in Lyndhurst, New Jersey
  • 1983-04-02 Martin Shkreli, pharmaceutical executive (Pharma), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1984-05-29 Carmelo Anthony, American basketball player (New York Knicks), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1985-06-09 Sebastian Telfair, American basketball player (Portland Trail Blazers), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1987-04-12 Brooklyn Decker, American fashion model (Sports Illustrated Swimsuit), born in Kettering, Ohio

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Famous Deaths